First-time producers can be shocked by the need to provide a complete set of deliverables, or contractually required submission items, to turn in alongwith their video program. They sometimes fail to keep records of production, can't produce actors' releases and music clearances, and don't prepare masters properly.
DELIVERABLES: Items you are required to submit to your distributor.
The contract for any commercial distribution deal includes a list of required deliverables, including master format and paperwork. Read it carefully, and follow its guidelines.
Here's a list of typical deliverables for commercial movie distribution. The requirements for television won't include film negatives or prints, but most of the ...